Client: Caffe Lena Inc.
The ASCAP-Deems Taylor, Library of Congress and GRAMMY Foundation Award-winning Caffè Lena History Project documented the untold story of America's oldest surviving folk music coffeehouse, now a nonprofit cultural center, located in Saratoga Springs, NY. Proceeds support Caffe Lena Inc. Buy the book here, and CD box set here.
Featured in the New York Times, NPR, Rolling Stone and People Magazine.
- Discovery, assessment, digitization, processing, cataloging, rehousing, preservation, digital asset management and donation of the Caffè Lena Archives to the Library of Congress
- Content curation and development of sold-out publication of a 300-page coffee table book featuring 150 firsthand artist interviews and selections from 4,000 image photo archive
- Content curation and development of a sold-out 3-CD box set
- Live programming: featuring student & faculty performers at Skidmore College interpreting archival music for a modern audience.
- Design, identity extended across CD packaging, marketing materials, business card, website and social media
- Endorsement & collaboration with Academy Award-winning actor Tim Robbins (wrote foreword for book publication)
- Project management, marketing, distribution with powerHouse Books and Tompkins Square Records
- Creation of digital database: http://history.caffelena.org/